Roy Winters

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Roy Winters
Full name Royston Anthony Maria Winters
Date of birth (1975-12-13) 13 December 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Cuckfield, England
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 17 st 11 lb (113 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)

1995–2000
2000–2005
2005–
Loughborough Students
Bedford RFC
Harlequins
Bristol Rugby



81
(


(15))
Correct as of 15 January 2009
Current local club Bristol Rugby
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007- England 2 ((0))
Correct as of 22 March 2008

Roy Winters (born 13 December 1975) is an English lock, currently playing in the Aviva Championship for Bristol Rugby.[1] He began his career playing for Haywards Heath RFC (for whom his brother still plays) before becoming professional.[2]

Winters was first called up to the senior England squad by Clive Woodward for the 2000 England rugby union tour of South Africa.[3]

Winters had a good 2006-07 Guinness Premiership, coming second in the voting for the PRA Player of the Year and then followed up by being selected for the 2007 England rugby union tour of South Africa.[1] He made his debut for England against South Africa in Bloemfontein on 26 May 2007. He was named captain of Bristol for the 2009-10 RFU Championship.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c profile at www.bristolrugby.co.uk retrieved on 15 January 2009
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Johnson reclaims England captaincy". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 7 June 2000. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 

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